Cat Ba National Park is known as the biggest island in Ha Long Bay system. This destination is expectedly a wonderland where you can find a great sense of adventure and nature. A full set of activities including trekking through jungle in Cat Ba to admire wildlife nature; cycling along peaceful sandy beach ;or cruising, snorkelling and kayaking to discover unexplored Lan Ha Bay promises to grant you all features of what you desire from a perfectly unparalled trip.
Tour code : AOT07
Travel style : Adventure & Off The Beaten Track
Duration : 03 Days - 02 Nights
Route : Ha Noi – Cat Ba National Park – Lan Ha Bay – Ha Noi
Pick up at your hotel at 8 AM. Transfer to Dinh Vu harbour on a 2 hour drive. Take a 45-minute high-speed boat to Cat Ba island. Lunch in Cat Ba Town.
After a short rest, a 12 km trek leads you through Cat Ba national park to Viet Hai village. Time to enjoy bird watching, and sightseeing in the pristine forest or at Frog lake. Chance to spot native cats, squirrels, spotted deer, snakes, thousands of colorful butterflies, and if lucky enough, a Cat Ba langur. Dinner and overnight in bungalow at Viet Hai village.
Breakfast will be served at 7:30 AM followed by a walk to the top of Marine hill which rewards you with panoramic views of both Ha Long bay and Lan Ha bay. On returning to Viet Hai village, treat yourself to a fish massage or take a relax before a 30-minute cycling to Viet Hai harbour, where you get onboard to explore Lan Ha bay. Lunch served on the cruise when gliding past the fascinating landscapes of craggy karsts . After a short rest, time for kayaking around Luon cave to discover the bay. If it is hot, stop at some beautiful wild beaches to enjoy swimming and snorkelling. Dinner and overnight on the cruise in the middle of primitive Lan Ha bay.
Wake up early to enjoy the stunning view of the sun rising over the bay or for photo oppotunities. After breakfast, continue your voyage through Lan Ha bay, pass the wild, chalky peaks to Cai Beo village where the people live on a colourful flotilla of floating houses and make fish farms for their living. After exploring this unique area, return the boat for lunch. (Lunch will be served on land if we have to embark new passengers). Disembark at around 11:30. Say goodbye to this paradise before returning Hanoi.
Chance to visit Phu Lang heritage pottery making village to understand about Vietnamese handicraft culture on the way back.
Please note that accommodations mentioned in this list are for reference only. Depending on availability and your preference, they can be changed.